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Speaker Proposals Now Being Accepted for COMMIT!Forum 2018: Brands Taking Stands – The Long View, Oct. 23-25 in Washington

Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C., January 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Corporate Responsibility Association and CR Magazine are now accepting presenter proposals for the 2018 COMMIT!Forum conference to be held at MGM National Harbor Oct. 23-25. Submission deadline is March 15.

Nominations Open for 2018 CR Magazine 11th Annual Responsible CEO of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Awards

Judged by CEOs Committed to Corporate Responsibility, Awarded at COMMIT!Forum
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WASHINGTON, December 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nominations are now being accepted for CR Magazine’s 11th annual Responsible CEO Award and Lifetime Achievement Award, given to corporate leaders committed to a progressive environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda.

These prestigious awards will be presented at COMMIT!Forum, the leading event for corporate responsibility and sustainability practitioners, Oct. 23–25 at MGM National Harbor, just minutes from the nation’s capital. The judging panel is comprised of past Responsible CEO winners.

Northern Trust Ranked a 2017 Responsible Company by CR Magazine


Northern Trust’s guiding principles of service, expertise and integrity are the foundation of our business. They drive our corporate responsibility strategy, developing and executing innovative, sustainable and ethical business practices, building on our role as a socially responsible corporate citizen, supporting our diverse communities, and creating value for all stakeholders.

Read CR Magazine's full rankings here

CR Magazine Announces 2017 Responsible CEO of Year Award Winners

Don Slager of Republic Services, Roger Krone of Leidos, Ken Sullivan of Smithfield Foods, Anthony Haines of Toronto Hydro and Tom Szaky of TerraCycle are this year’s winners
Press Release

WASHINGTON, October 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CR Magazine has announced the winners of the 10th annual Responsible CEO of the Year Awards. These awards are presented to CEOs that visibly exceed standards in the areas of employee relations, environmental impact, sustainability, human rights, philanthropy and corporate responsibility practices.

The winners of the 2017 Responsible CEO of the Year Awards are the following:

Don Slager Honored with Responsible CEO of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award

Republic Services CEO Recognized for a Career Dedicated to the Highest Corporate Responsibility Standards
Press Release

PHOENIX, October 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that Don Slager, president and CEO, is the recipient of CR Magazine’s 2017 Responsible CEO of the Year – Lifetime Achievement Award. The prestigious recognition is given annually to a CEO whose vision and pioneering spirit has led to significant achievements in corporate responsibility practices over the course of their career.

Viewers Don’t Want a Polished Sound Bite Machine, Says Author of Book Blasting Media Training

Filmmaker Vern Oakley talks authenticity and corporate responsibility video storytelling
By Dave Armon

When I travel to Northampton, Massachusetts, to spend time at 3BL Media’s headquarters, I invariably walk away smarter about the way corporate social responsibility and sustainability communicators do their jobs.

My colleagues on 3BL Media’s media consultant team work closely with clients, publishing content and reporting back on the effectiveness of various media types.

While some content types ebb and flow in popularity, video remains a reliable performer. 

The Rise of Employee Engagement Through Social Action

By Jan Lee

To gain practical skills to boost stakeholder and employee engagement, join us at the COMMIT!Forum in DC October 11-12, 2017


To gain practical skills to boost stakeholder and employee engagement, join us at the COMMIT!Forum in DC October 11-12, 2017

What Corporate Foundations Can Do to Enhance Their Philanthropic Agenda

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by Jennifer Levine Hartz

Though corporate giving is a small percentage of all philanthropic monies given to non-profits in the U.S., it has an outsized opportunity to drive societal improvement and influence the hearts and minds of their stakeholders and the nation. (The organization Giving USA reports that about 5 percent of all philanthropy comes from companies each year.)

Corporate Responsibility Association and CR Magazine Announce Commit!Forum 2017 Theme; ‘Brands Taking Stands’ to Drive Discussion, Oct. 11-12 in Washington’s National Harbor

BrownFlynn hosts pre-conference workshop on reporting, Oct. 10
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Corporate Responsibility Association (CRA) and CR Magazine announced today the 2017 edition of COMMIT!Forum will focus on “Brands Taking Stands, the role of the corporate responsibility practitioner as companies make their voices heard.

FedEx Marks 5th Year on CR Magazines’ 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

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FedEx is once again named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by CR Magazine, marking the 5th consecutive year for FedEx. The company ranked no. 82 based on their public disclosure of 260 data points across categories including: climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, governance, human rights and community support. The list ranks the Russell 1000 Index.


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